Offering the Russian president a face-saving compromise will only enable future aggression.
The regime offers Russians little more than selective memories of Soviet-era military triumph.
In a wide-ranging conversation at his compound in Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tells The Atlantic what Ukraine needs to survive-and describes the price it has paid.
Unless democracies defend themselves, the forces of autocracy will destroy them.
Ukrainians and the world’s democratic powers must work toward the only acceptable endgame.
By enabling Putin and other global kleptocrats, the West undermined democracy. It’s time to change tactics.
A profound failure of the Western imagination has brought Europe to the brink of war.